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ZSAA Körung 2020 abgesagt!

Nach den weiteren Verschärfungen der Ausgangsbeschränkungen aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie, mußte der ZSAA-Vorstand heute schweren Herzens die Körung am kommenden Wochenende absagen.Hengste, die die Zulassungsbedingungen vollständig erfüllt hatten, erhalten eine vorläufige Eintragung ins HB I, um eine Decksaison zu ermöglichen. Der ZSAA plant, die Körung alsbaldig nachholen – ob zentral oder als dezentrale kleinere Sammel-/Hofkörungen wird …

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Tee 1995 – 2020

The currently most famous mare in El Zahraa, Tee (Adl / Bint Ibtisam) is dead, she died at the age of 25. The “Queen of El Zahraa” was considered the personified beauty of an Arabian mare and also left nothing to be desired in terms of her pedigree. During my visit to the Egyptian State …

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Search for Traces on a Genetic Level

In recent years, the horse genome has been examined with new genetic analysis methods. The result was some new knowledge about the family tree of our horses, their domestication, the “grand sires” and “grand dams” of all domestic horses, the origin of the breeds and much more. The Eurasian Steppes, the area of domestication of …

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NK Hafid Jamil 1996 – 2020

NK Hafid Jamil (Ibn Nejdy / Helala) *1996 photo: Arlette Studer Breeders of Straight Egyptians mourn the stallion NK Hafid Jamil, who died at the age of 24. Born in 1996 in the stud of Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel, he represented for many the ideal of the “Egyptian”, in particular he embodied the “Nagel look” to …

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New method for pain sensitivity measurement in endurance horses

Dr Morgane Schambourg, DMV, MSc, Dipl. ACVS / ECVS, has carried out studies on the sensitivity to pain in the legs of endurance horses and developed a method of how this can be measured.The nociceptors (pain receptors) are responsible for the perception of pain. These are essentially free nerve endings of sensitive neurons in the …

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Zagrobla 1994 – 2019

On December 8, the mare Zagrobla (Monogram / Zguba) died at the age of 25 years in her home-stud Michalow. She was one of the “legendary three,” Kwestura, Fallada, and Zagrobla, the three Monogramm daughters who won all the important championships for Michalow, bringing the fame of the stud to new heights. In addition to …

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In Memoriam – Jan Calis

In October, Jan told me that next year he wanted to show Lobeke at a show – he would be 72, Lobeke 28, together makes a whopping 100 years. It should not happen anymore. Jan Calis, “The Flyng Dutchman” died this morning. That’s how we knew the “Flying Dutchman”… Born in 1948, Jan grew up …

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In Memoriam – H. H. Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

HH. Sheik Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the second son of Sheikh Zayed, the founder of the United Arab Emirates, died on 18 November at the age of 64. The Sandhurst Military Academy graduate previously served as deputy prime minister, but then became the president’s representative, a post he held until his death.In Arabian horse …

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In Memoriam – Wolfgang Eberhardt

The news spreads like wildfire: Wolfgang Eberhardt died today surprisingly at the age of 71. Only a week ago, we spoke at the VHS and licensing in Alsfeld extensively with each other. And now there is only this void … A graduated engineer by profession and an expert for the reconstruction of traffic accidents, his …

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Show vs. Riding Horse

Sometimes in the world of Arabian horses, opinions are fiercely clashing. For example, there is a dispute in every second Facebook post about whether or not you can ride show horses. The views here are far apart and are vehemently defended by their respective representatives (mostly females…). From a categorical “no” to “yes, of course!” …

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